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by BrandonWieber
Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:00 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: A variety of questions:
Replies: 3
Views: 2128

Re: A variety of questions:

Thank you for the clarifications! Indeed, the odd sentences often lead me astray in my effort to make them... sound good. I have also moved forward for quite some time without a teacher, and it can be difficult to track progress when the book does not even offer the translations to the exercises (as...
by BrandonWieber
Sun Jun 09, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Collections Budé: Where to find?
Replies: 20
Views: 13905

Collections Budé: Where to find?

Hello Textkit: I have recently been looking for a place where I can purchase from the Collection Budé in America. I am located near Boston and our paramount foreign language book seller does not currently carry any of these volumes. I am familiar with the Loeb Classical library, but desiring to grow...
by BrandonWieber
Sun Jun 09, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: A variety of questions:
Replies: 3
Views: 2128

A variety of questions:

I am seeking help with some grammatical clarification on some exercises from Hansen and Quinn's Intensive Elementary Greek. Hope you can help! 1. ἐὰν κακοὺς ἀνθώπους εἰς πόλεμον πέμψωμεν ἀγαθοὺς ἀνθρωποὺς θάψομεν I translate this as "If we send evil men into war, we will bury good men" Yet the book ...
by BrandonWieber
Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Seeking Clarification (various examples)
Replies: 10
Views: 5924

Re: Seeking Clarification (various examples)

Thank you, gentlemen, for all your wondrous help! Learning greek by myself has been somewhat of an undertaking, and it is so refreshing to hear comments from those who know. To spiphany, in the book it reads "ἀνθρώπους"; your instinct was right on the mark. In reference to "τὰ βιβλία τὰ παρὰ τῶν ξέν...
by BrandonWieber
Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Seeking Clarification (various examples)
Replies: 10
Views: 5924

Seeking Clarification (various examples)

As I mentioned in my introductory post, I am currently working on Greek: An Intensive Course by Hansen and Quinn. My questions will derive largely from that, but I will post the sentences and or phrases in full, so you will have no need to reference the book. Please note that I am still a novice, so...
by BrandonWieber
Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 234635

Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

Hello, My name is Brandon, a student of foreign languages currently studying attic greek with great ardor. I have been studying for about 5 months across two books, and have found that Greek: An Intensive Course by Hansen and Quinn to be most refreshing. I find that it throughly covers the elements ...